Assembly District 39
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All Districts > AD39: E. San Fernando Valley
[incumbent: Vacant () - term limit: 2030]

Probable Primary Election Candidates: 2018

District Projection: Safe Democratic | ATC Partisan Index = 75.4 D

A special election will held to fill the seat formerly occupied by Raul Bocanegra on April 3 with a June 5 special general election is no candidate receives over 50% in April.

  • Monica Ratliff (Democratic) - Former LAUSD trustee  
  • Luz Rivas (Democratic) - Los Angeles Public Works commissioner  
  • Antonio Sanchez (Democratic) - Labor representative  
  • Steve M. Correa (Green) - Computer programmer  
  • Patty Lopez (Democratic) - Educational Community Representative  
  • Bonnie Corwin (Democratic) - Office manager  
  • Hector Cabrera (Democratic) - Sylmar neighborhood council board member  
  • Ricardo Benitez (Republican) -
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  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    Incumbent Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra stepped down from the Assembly following the disclosure that a harassment settlement has been paid on his behalf while he was di . . .

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    June 3, 2014 Primary Election Results
    Live Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Raul Bocanegra (D)13,06962.5%210 of 210
    Patty Lopez (D)4,94023.6%210 of 210
    Kevin J. Suscavage (D)2,87613.7%210 of 210

    County Breakdown | Vote Count Tracker
    Source: California Secretary of State

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    District Voter Registration

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 73.7%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 23.7%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 63.2%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 27.9%

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (January 1-June 30, 2017 filing period)
    CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandContributions Since*
    Ricardo BenitezThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Hector CabreraThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Steve CorreaThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Bonnie CorwinThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Patty LopezThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Monica RatliffThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Luz RivasThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Sanchez For Assembly 2018; Antonio [SOS]unavailable at this time$0
     
    * = Contributions of $5,000 or more
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Raul Bocanegra (D)62,61258.4%216 of 216
    Richard Alarcon (D)44,62441.6%216 of 216

    County Breakdown | Vote Count Tracker
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Raul Bocanegra (D)11,52136.2%217 of 217
    Richard Alarcon (D)8,56726.9%217 of 217
    Ricardo A. Benitez (R)5,03715.8%217 of 217
    Omar Cuevas (R)2,5968.2%217 of 217
    John Paul (Jack) Lindblad (G)2,4217.6%217 of 217
    Margie Margarita Carranza (R)1,6975.3%217 of 217

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for AD39
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 7.9% 5.1% 52.0%
    Total Population 6.5% 3.5% 68.5%

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